Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Purple Cabbage Stir Fried


Purple cabbage is an attractive veggie which lends itself to salads and main dishes. Also packed with antioxidants for nourishment. I however still prefer our local yellow cabbage (long beans with coconut milk and turmeric). Maybe because its cheaper and naturally grown compared to the genetically modified purple type. I bought the purple cabbage for the first time for this dish. Stir fried with fresh grated coconut and tomato for another simple side dish.


Ingredients:
250g (about 1/2) purple cabbage - shredded
1 medium size (abt 90g) tomato  - sliced into thin pieces
2 tbsp grated coconut
4 shallots - sliced
2 tbsp oil
Salt for taste

Method:
When oil is heated, saute shallots.
Add all other ingredients.
Quickly stir fry over high heat for a couple of minutes and dish out.
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10 comments:

  1. Hi Nava,

    This looks very tasty , but @ my place i never saw the purple cabbage. the same can be done on normal one (green ).

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  2. Nava, I've not tried purple cabbage but I love how u cook them with coconut. Very nice!

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  3. Hi Vivek and Shirley, am surprise that you both have not heard about purple cabbage as its so easily available at Malaysia and very affordable too.

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  4. hi nava... i love red cabbages especially with salad and sandwiches.. now i want to try your recipe with coconut and eat them hot...yummy... Thanks for sharing. The cumin rice is very tasty :) thanks again

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  5. looks yummy but never tried before..might try someday..this pic made me missed and crave for kerabu jantung pisang

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  6. huhu.. never heard before ... purple cabbage stir fried.. where can try?

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  7. Shammera - I just did with the stir fried and it tasted great.

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  8. What a coincidence, I cooked something similar to this one 2 days ago but I added some cannellini beans abd without the coconut.

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  9. Looks good! I too make stir-fried with the purple cabbage once in a while.

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  10. I saw purple cabbage in the weekly vegetable market here and was wondering whether to buy it or not! Now i have a reason and know what to make :)

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